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May 16, 1944

Special Election

Special Election to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of State Senator Clair Engle (SD-08). Engle resigned after being elected to Congress.

L. Stanley Coryell Nonpartisan 3.6% Loss
Roy L. Dearmore Nonpartisan 11.5% Loss
D. Jack Metzger Nonpartisan 28.3% Loss
Stanley Pugh Nonpartisan 27% Loss
Louis G. Sutton Republican 29.6% Win